"My current work is an amalgamation of drama, imagination, and memory. The sea is my initial starting point and touch stone. The interaction with materials is the way I engage myself with the unconscious/subconscious and actual sea and the concepts of sea. This, I can feel free to use in whichever direction I choose. The physical act of pouring and pushing paint around is an intrinsic part of my practice, whereby I lose myself in the materiality of the painting process. I have a passion for colour and it’s emotive qualities within a painting. I endeavour to create art that the viewer will respond to on a sub conscious level in a similar way that the power of music can influence and affect our souls. .
An important value within my life has been 'the dramatic' and is a central thread in everything I become involved with. Subsequently, these qualities that I value, have been my guideline for the constituents of my art making within the last three years."
In addition to being an Artist, I have worked as an Equity Registered Stunt Co-ordinator and Performer in Films and Television for 25 years. The adrenalin rush, energy, and drama is ever-present and feeds into my creative practice.
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